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My name is David Jacobus I am a former teacher of Computer Science and Mathematics, who is now working full time as a SharePoint Consultant! I have raced off-road motorcycles for 30+ years! I have fallen in love with Glamis and the Dune experience the last few years! My friends like to say: Jake, with age comes the cage! I suppose that is because at Glamis I use a Razor XP 900! Which has a full roll cage!

David Jacobus SharePoint Consultant February 2009 Entries
Silverlight 2 with SharePoint
I have been working with Silverlight 2 and its integration into SharePoint and I am a convert! I had thought that this was an application that would change the face of the internet! I just kind of browsed it while it was in its 1.0 stage and now I am a confirmed Silverlight advocate! I had a web part that I built that was an ad rotator with lost of business process on the server. You know the kind of rules: 1. GoLiveDate 2. ExpireDate 3. SortOrder 4. LinkURL 5. Approved! 6. More! Not hard to do on ......

Posted On Monday, February 23, 2009 6:07 PM

VS Tools 1.3 For WSS Wow!!!!
I hadn't looked for this update as 1.2 was pretty fresh! But I came upon it by accident! Wow! They are finally getting it! Just the ability to create the WSP in a resusable fasion is fantastic! But the additional capability of a blank web site definition that can be a publishing site is the greatest! It appears as if some of WSP Builder is baked in! I had a Silverlight Host Control built by the Microsoft team with 1.2 but was thinking I would have to build a WSP by hand using WSP Builder when this ......

Posted On Monday, February 23, 2009 5:52 PM

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